Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards

2nd Edition

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Authors:

  • JoAnn Zerwekh
  • Jo Carol Claborn
  • Tom Gaglione
  • Key Features

    • Unique! 96 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key pathophysiology concepts.
    • Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability.
    • Colored tabs make it easy to find topics.
    • Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications.
    • Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics:
      • Serious/life-threatening implications in pink
      • Common clinical findings in blue
      • Important nursing implications in yellow
      • Patient teaching in green

    Table of Contents

    Body's Self-Defense
    Normal Immune Response
    Characteristics of Immune Response
    Immunity
    Inflammation
    HIV in Children and Infants  NEW!
    Cellular Proliferation
    Oncogenes
    Carcinogenesis
    Metastasis
    Pulmonary System
    Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange  NEW!
    Alveolar-Capillary Gas Exchange
    Common Symptoms of Pulmonary Problems
    Dyspnea
    Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis
    Hypoxemia
    Carbon Dioxide Narcosis and COPD
    Oxygen Toxicity
    Cor Pulmonale
    Pneumonia  NEW!
    Cardiovascular System
    Common Symptoms of Cardiac Problems
    Cardiac Output
    Atherosclerosis
    Hypertension
    Cardiac Ischemia
    Heart Failure
    Valvular Dysfunction
    Cardiac Conduction System
    Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Congenital Heart Defects
    Cardiac Tamponade
    Hypovolemic Shock
    Cardiogenic Shock
    Hematologic
    Common Hematologic Problems
    Blood Cells and Plasma
    Blood Cells
    ABO Blood Grouping
    Rh Factor  NEW!
    Platelets, Plugs, and Clotting Factor
    Abnormal White Blood Cell (WBC) Production
    Endocrine System
    Negative Feedback Control of Hormones
    Factors That Influence Insulin Production
    Insulin -- What Does It Do?  NEW!
    Somogyi Effect
    Dawn Phenomenon
    Cushing's Syndrome
    Addison's Disease
    Aging and Endocrine System Function
    Musculoskeletal System
    Common Clues to Musculoskeletal Woes
    Types of Fractures
    Joint Movement
    Inflammatory Joint Disease
    Congenital Musculoskeletal Defects and Deformities
    Joint Degeneration -- Osteoarthritis
    Aging and Musculoskeletal System Function
    Sensory System
    Alterations in Ocular Movements -- Visual Dysfunction
    Alterations in Visual Acuity
    Alterations in Refraction
    Nor

    Details

    No. of pages:
    208
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323067478
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323086097

    About the authors

    JoAnn Zerwekh

    Affiliations and Expertise

    President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

    Jo Carol Claborn

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Nurse Educator, Seymour, Texas

    Tom Gaglione

    Affiliations and Expertise

    New Life Foundation, Task Force for Children with HIV and Leprosy, Chiangmai, Thailand